Music Releases 08-17-18
Multi-platinum, Grammy-Award nominated artist Ariana Grande to release highly-anticipated album, 'Sweetener,' via Republic Records on 8/17. Album includes smash hit, 'no tears left to cry,' which closed out the US Top 40 radio panel week-of impact and made Ariana the first artist to kick-off four album campaigns with a Top 10 debut on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The pre-order will launch with new track 'the light is coming (feat. Nicki Minaj).' Ariana Grande will support the album with numerous media appearances.
Thank You for Today, Death Cab for Cutie's ninth studio album, was produced and mixed by Rich Costey (Fiona Apple, Franz Ferdinand, Muse), who also produced the band's last album the GRAMMY® nominated Kintsugi. Thank You for Today marks the first Death Cab for Cutie release to see long time bandmates Gibbard, Nick Harmer, and Jason McGerr joined in the studio by new members Dave Depper (Menomena, Fruit Bats, Corin Tucker, Ray Lamontagne) and Zac Rae (My Brightest Diamond, Fiona Apple, Lana Del Rey, Gnarls Barkley). Depper and Rae have both been part of Death Cab's touring band since 2015. Death Cab for Cutie will celebrate their new album with a much anticipated fall tour. Check out the single "Gold Rush"
JUNO nominated, Polaris Prize shortlisted Great Lake Swimmers frontman Tony Dekker set out to specifically make an album without any acoustic guitar. Recorded in the 145 year old Bishop Cronyn Memorial Church in London, Ontario and produced by Chris Stringer (The Wooden Sky, Elliot Brood, Timber Timbre), "The Waves, the Wake" releases on August 17, 2018 via Nettwerk.
IL DIVO has evolved into the pre-eminent tenor powerhouse vocal group with over 30 million albums sold, 160 gold and platinum albums in 33 countries to their credit and are the most commercially successful classical crossover group in international music history, as per Guinness World Records.
To celebrate their 15th Anniversary, Il Divo releases TIMELESS on August 2018. The songs are a classic mix of favorite pop and traditional standards in four languages including “Hola,”a Spanish version of Adele’s hit song, John Legend’s “All Of Me,” Robbie William’s “Angels,” Natalie Cole’s “Unforgettable,” Louis Armstrong’s “What A Wondeful World,” and many more.
Blue October's 9th album is possibly the best album the band has ever recorded. 11 beautifully crafted and performed songs that showcases the band at its creative best. The first Blue October album produced solely by Justin Furstenfeld. His musical genius shines brighter than ever before.
Debut EP from Pale Waves. They are first set to appear at Lollapalooza and Outside Lands Festival and join CHVRCHES for a handful of arena shows throughout August. Over the summer they’ll tour Australia and Japan, while continuing to build on their success back home with appearances at Reading and Leeds Festivals, British Summer Time where they’ll share the stage with The Cure and a sold-out show at London’s Heaven. Their debut album MY MIND MAKES NOISES is set for release on 9/14.
Limited edition red vinyl pressing of the bloody good soundtrack to vampire thriller Sunset Society, starring Motörhead's Lemmy! Includes tracks by Lemmy, The 69 Eyes' vocalist Jyrki 69, Ratt's Stephen Pearcy, Thor and more PLUS a special original track by Die Krupps' Jürgen Engler and Hawkwind's Simon House! The film, which also stars Hollywood icons Tracii Guns (of L.A. Guns) and Dizzy Reed (of Guns N' Roses) will be stalking theaters and home video in July!